E.g., Jul 18 2018
JUL
18

Plaza Swing Series: StringsNskins

Wed, Jul 18   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

The traditional sound of the djembe along with the classical sound of the violin. The rhythms of Haiti combined with the exotic Afro sounds of Colombia with an urban twist from Brooklyn. StringsNskins takes you on a journey through the African...

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Plaza Swing Series: StringsNskins

JUL
19

Cultures of Resistance Film Screening: BURKINABÈ RISING

Thu, Jul 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

bpl presents

Burkinabè Rising, a new documentary from Cultures of Resistance Films, showcases creative nonviolent resistance in Burkina Faso. A small, landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant community of artists and engaged...

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Cultures of Resistance Film Screening: BURKINABÈ RISING

JUL
25

Plaza Swing Series: Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King

Wed, Jul 25   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

A contemporary of Tito Puente, Machito, Tito Rodriguez, and other mambo-era icons, Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King, is the only orchestra leader from New York’s golden era of mambo who still performs regularly. Get ready to mambo!

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Plaza Swing Series: Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King

JUL
26

Green Series: Andrew Blackwell on Reclaiming Polluted Spaces

Thu, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Leonard Library

bpl presents green series

For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on Earth—Paris, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon. It's rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonscape of Canada's oil sand strip mines, or to set sail for the Great...

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Green Series: Andrew Blackwell on Reclaiming Polluted Spaces

AUG
1

Plaza Swing Series: Matt Munisteri

Wed, Aug 1   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

Matt Munisteri is a virtuosic and in-demand guitarist with a wide-ranging roster of notable artists across the jazz and American-roots spectrum including Cassandra Wilson, Madeline Peyroux, Loudon Wainwright and “Little” Jimmy Scott. He’ll lead...

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Plaza Swing Series: Matt Munisteri

AUG
7

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, Aug 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents First Five Years music performance

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz and Camille!

AUG
8

Plaza Swing Series: Nation Beat

Wed, Aug 8   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

Nation Beat is a NYC-Brazilian collision that parades with an infectious, audacious energy, seamlessly bridging folkloric Brazilian rhythms with classic American roots music in an altogether creative and original manner. NB’s 21st Century fusion...

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Plaza Swing Series: Nation Beat

AUG
14

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Mil's Trills

Tue, Aug 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents First Five Years music performance

Celebrate the community with Mil's Trills in an interactive concert of quirky original tunes led by Amelia Robinson on her electric ukulele and her troupe of musical guests.

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Mil's Trills

AUG
16

Hercules in Red Hook

Thu, Aug 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

bpl presents performance

This event will be held at The Flagpole, 450 Columbia Street.

Hercules in Redhook is a free, interactive performance featuring acclaimed actors reading scenes from an ancient play about an unspeakable act of violence. Each performance is...

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Hercules in Red Hook

AUG
18

The Small Press Flea

Sat, Aug 18   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents

A summer market of your favorite local publishers and magazines, the Small Press Flea 2018 is the fifth installment of the Small Press Flea, co-presented by BOMB Magazine and Brooklyn Public Library.

SPF is located on Brooklyn Public...

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The Small Press Flea

AUG
21

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents First Five Years music performance

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Louie

AUG
28

Stomp, Clap & Sing with The Jolly Lollies

Tue, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents First Five Years music performance

Liz Corwin and Holly Johnson are both singer-songwriters who teamed up to create Liz, Holly, & The Jolly Lollies. Based in Charlotte, NC they are known around the Queen City for teaching early childhood music in preschools and for leading...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with The Jolly Lollies

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